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MindTap History for Global Americans, Volume 2 1st Edition

Maria Montoya, Laura A. Belmonte, Carl J. Guarneri, Steven Hackel, Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor, Lon Kurashige

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MindTap® History for Montoya/Belmonte/Guarneri/Hackel/Hartigan-O'connor/Kurashige's Global Americans, 1st edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie-cutter into cutting-edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. As an instructor using MindTap for Global Americans, you have at your fingertips the right content and unique set of tools curated specifically for your course, all in an interface designed to improve workflow and save time when planning lessons and course structure. MindTap seamlessly integrates YouTube clips, outside Websites, and personal content directly into the learning path. You can assign additional primary source content through the Instructor Resource Center and Questia primary and secondary source databases that house thousands of peer-reviewed journals, newspapers, magazines, and full-length books. The control to build and personalize your course is all yours, focusing on the most relevant material while also lowering costs for your students. Stay connected and informed in your course through real-time student tracking that provides the opportunity to adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course. MindTap provides students with an immersive learning experience to build and foster critical thinking skills. Through a carefully designed chapter-based learning path, MindTap allows students to easily identify learning objectives; draw connections and improve writing skills by completing unit-level essay assignments; read short, manageable sections from the e-book; and test their content knowledge with map- and timeline-based critical thinking questions.

Maria Montoya, New York University

Maria E. Montoya earned her Ph.D. from Yale University in 1993 and her BA from Yale in 1986. She is an Associate Professor of History New York University, as well as the Dean of Arts and Science at New York University, Shanghai. She was previously an Associate Professor of History and Director of Latina/o Studies at the University of Michigan. Her specialties include western, labor, Latina/o and environmental history. She is the author of numerous articles as well as the book, TRANSLATING PROPERTY: THE MAXWELL LAND GRAND AND THE CONFLICT OVER LAND IN THE AMERICAN WEST, 1840–1900. She has taught the U.S. History Survey for more than 20 years and has worked on the AP U.S. History Development Committee and consulted to the College Board.

Laura A. Belmonte, Oklahoma State University

Laura A. Belmonte is Department Head and Professor of History at Oklahoma State University. A specialist in the history of U.S. foreign relations, she is author of SELLING THE AMERICAN WAY: U.S. PROPAGANDA AND THE COLD WAR (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008) and numerous articles on cultural diplomacy. She is editor of SPEAKING OF AMERICA: READINGS IN U.S. HISTORY (Cengage, 2nd Edition, 2006). She is working on two additional major projects. The first examines U.S. global policy on HIV/AIDS. The second synthesizes the history of the international LGBT rights movement (Continuum, 2017). She is a member of the U.S. Department of State’s Historical Advisory Committee on Diplomatic Documentation. After participating in the 2005 National Endowment for the Humanities summer seminar “Rethinking America in Global Perspective,” she began teaching undergraduate and graduate courses with a transnational focus including “America in International Perspective” and “HIV/AIDS in Transnational Perspective.”

Carl J. Guarneri, St. Mary's College of California

Carl J. Guarneri is Professor of History at Saint Mary’s College of California, where he has taught since receiving his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1979. He has also been a visiting professor at Colgate University and the University of Paris. A historian of nineteenth-century America, Guarneri has won national fellowships for his research and published books and articles on reform movements, utopian socialism, the Civil War, and American cultural history. Among these are THE UTOPIAN ALTERNATIVE: FOURIERISM IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICA (Cornell University Press, 1991) and two edited collections: RELIGION AND SOCIETY IN THE AMERICAN WEST (University Press of America, 1987), and HANGING TOGETHER: UNITY AND DIVERSITY IN AMERICAN CULTURE (Yale University Press, 2001). He is currently writing a book on the Civil War career of Charles A. Dana. He has co-directed institutes for the National Endowment for the Humanities on “Rethinking America in Global Perspective” at the Library of Congress. His survey-course reader, AMERICA COMPARED: AMERICAN HISTORY IN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE (Cengage, 2nd Edition, 2005), and his brief textbook, AMERICA IN THE WORLD: UNITED STATES HISTORY IN GLOBAL CONTEXT (McGraw-Hill, 2007) are seminal undergraduate texts. His anthology, TEACHING AMERICAN HISTORY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT (M.E. Sharpe, 2008), offers a globalizing “toolkit” for U.S. history instructors. Through his publications and presentations, Dr. Guarneri has been a leading voice in the movement to globalize the study and teaching of U.S. history.

Steven Hackel, University of California, Riverside

Steven Hackel earned his B.A. at Stanford University and his Ph.D. in American History from Cornell University with specializations in early America and the American West. From 1994–1996 he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and a visiting Assistant Professor at the College of William and Mary. He taught at Oregon State University from 1996 to 2007, and is now Professor of History at UC Riverside. Within the larger field of early American history, Dr. Hackel’s research specializes on the Spanish Borderlands, colonial California, and California Indians. He is especially interested in Indian responses to Spanish colonialism, the effects of disease on colonial encounters, and new ways of visualizing these processes through digital history. His first book, CHILDREN OF COYOTE, MISSIONARIES OF SAINT FRANCIS: INDIAN-SPANISH RELATIONS IN COLONIAL CALIFORNIA, 1769-1850 (Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2005), garnered numerous national prizes. JUNÍPERO SERRA: CALIFORNIA’S FOUNDING FATHER (Hill and Wang, a division of Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2013) was named a top ten book for 2013 by Zócalo Public Square and the best book of the year on early California by the Historical Society of Southern California. Dr. Hackel has edited two volumes of essays and published nearly two dozen scholarly essays. He has also been awarded fellowships from National Endowment for the Humanities and many other agencies.

Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor, University of California, Davis

Ellen Hartigan-O’Connor is associate professor of history at the University of California at Davis, where she teaches courses on gender, American social and cultural history, and the histories of colonialism and capitalism. She is the author of THE TIES THAT BUY: WOMEN AND COMMERCE IN REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009), as well as articles and book chapters on gender and economy in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. With support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, she is currently completing a project on auctions and market culture in early America, tracing the economic and cultural power of a widespread but little-studied institution. Dr. Hartigan-O’Connor became interested in globalizing U.S. history through her expertise in Atlantic World and transnational women’s and gender histories. She is co-editor of the OXFORD HANDBOOK OF AMERICAN WOMEN’S AND GENDER HISTORY (Oxford University Press, forthcoming), and a board member of Women and Social Movements. A Founding and Standing Editor of Oxford Bibliographies Online: Atlantic History, Dr. Hartigan-O’Connor is also a speaker with the Organization of American Historians’ Distinguished Lectureship Program.

Lon Kurashige, University of Southern California

Lon Kurashige is associate professor of History at the University of Southern California. He is author of PERFECT STORM OF EXCLUSION: ASIAN AMERICANS, POLITICAL DEBATE, AND THE MAKING OF A PACIFIC NATION (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016) and JAPANESE AMERICAN CELEBRATION AND CONFLICT: A HISTORY OF ETHNIC IDENTITY AND FESTIVAL, 1934–1990 (University of California Press, 2002), winner of the History Book Award from the Association for Asian American Studies in 2004. He co-edited “Conversations in Transpacific History,” a special edition of Pacific Historical Review (2014). His article “Rethinking Anti-Immigrant Racism: Lessons from the Los Angeles Vote on the 1920 Alien Land Law” won the Carl I. Wheat prize for best publication to appear in the Southern California Quarterly between 2012 and 2014. His writings have appeared in Journal of American History, Pacific Historical Review, Reviews in American History, and other academic journals. Dr. Kurashige also has co-authored a college-level textbook: GLOBAL AMERICANS: A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (Cengage, 2018).
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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Global Americans, Volume 1

ISBN: 9781337101110
In GLOBAL AMERICANS the authors present a comprehensive American history that illustrates how the creation and history of the United States has always been subject to transnational forces and affected by global events and conditions. This global perspective is central to the text, recovering international influences and stories of America’s past that are often overlooked in other narratives. Weaving together a variety of social, political, cultural, economic, and geographic dynamics across time, as well as the stories of individuals who embodied the global American spirit, the authors have crafted a new United States history for today’s diverse and interconnected students. Using print and digital content, GLOBAL AMERICANS pushes students to think critically about primary sources, images, and other media as they learn about the long history of global events which have shaped, and been shaped by, the present day United States. GLOBAL AMERICANS makes U.S. history more relevant and engaging to today’s student.

Global Americans, Volume 2

ISBN: 9781337101127
In GLOBAL AMERICANS the authors present a comprehensive American history that illustrates how the creation and history of the United States has always been subject to transnational forces and affected by global events and conditions. This global perspective is central to the text, recovering international influences and stories of America’s past that are often overlooked in other narratives. Weaving together a variety of social, political, cultural, economic, and geographic dynamics across time, as well as the stories of individuals who embodied the global American spirit, the authors have crafted a new United States history for today’s diverse and interconnected students. Using print and digital content, GLOBAL AMERICANS pushes students to think critically about primary sources, images, and other media as they learn about the long history of global events which have shaped, and been shaped by, the present day United States. GLOBAL AMERICANS makes U.S. history more relevant and engaging to today’s student.

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ISBN: 9781337101165
Find everything you need for your course in one place. This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint® presentations, images, instructor’s manual, videos, and more.

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FOR STUDENTS

Global Americans, Volume 1

ISBN: 9781337101110
Maria Montoya

Global Americans, Volume 2

ISBN: 9781337101127
Laura A. Belmonte